IPL 2021: Punjab Kings (PBKS) - Full Schedule, Venues, Complete Squad, Previous Performances
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IPL 2021: Punjab Kings (PBKS) – Full Schedule, Venues, Complete Squad, Previous Performances

Punjab Kings
Punjab Kings (Image Credit: Twitter)

IPL 2014 runners-up Punjab Kings (PBKS) are ready to begin their new journey in the Indian Premier League (IPL) in a fresh way during the IPL 2021.

After appearing in all the first 13 editions as the Kings XI Punjab (KXIP), they have officially changed their franchise name to Punjab Kings (PBKS) just a day ahead of the IPL 2021 auction. So, it will be the first season for them to participate in the IPL with the new name.

Punjab Kings, PBKS, IPL 2021, schedule, venue, squad, performance
Punjab Kings (Image Credit: Twitter)

While this franchise has failed to advance for the playoffs in all the last six seasons, they are now hoping for fate changing at the beginning of the new era.

IPL 2021: Punjab Kings (PBKS) – Full Schedule

Other teams: Chennai Super Kings (CSK), Delhi Capitals (DC), Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), Mumbai Indians (MI), Rajasthan Royals (RR), Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH).

(League Stage)

Match no. Date Team vs Team Venue Time (IST)
4 12th April 2021 RR vs PBKS Mumbai 19:30
8 16th April 2021 PBKS vs CSK Mumbai 19:30
11 18th April 2021 DC vs PBKS Mumbai 19:30
14 21st April 2021 PBKS vs SRH Chennai 15:30
17 23rd April 2021 PBKS vs MI Chennai 19:30
21 26th April 2021 PBKS vs KKR Ahmedabad 19:30
26 30th April 2021 PBKS vs RCB Ahmedabad 19:30
29 2nd May 2021 PBKS vs DC Ahmedabad 19:30
33 6th May 2021 RCB vs PBKS Ahmedabad 19:30
37 9th May 2021 CSK vs PBKS Bengaluru 15:30
42 13th May 2021 MI vs PBKS Bengaluru 15:30
45 15th May 2021 KKR vs PBKS Bengaluru 19:30
50 19th May 2021 SRH vs PBKS Bengaluru 19:30
54 22nd May 2021 PBKS vs RR Bengaluru 19:30

IPL 2021: Punjab Kings (PBKS) – Venues

(League Stage)

Wankhede Stadium (Mumbai)

M. A. Chidambaram Stadium (Chennai)

Narendra Modi Stadium (Ahmedabad)

M. Chinnaswamy Stadium (Bengaluru)

IPL 2021: Punjab Kings (PBKS) – Full Squad

Punjab Kings, PBKS, IPL 2021, schedule, venue, squad, performance
Punjab Kings (Image Credit: Twitter)

Retained Players: KL Rahul (C), Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Nicholas Pooran, Mandeep Singh, Sarfaraz Khan, Deepak Hooda, Prabhsimran Singh, Mohammed Shami, Chris Jordan, Darshan Nalkande, Ravi Bishnoi, Murugan Ashwin, Arshdeep Singh, Harpreet Brar, Ishan Porel.

IPL 2021 Auction: Jhye Richardson, Riley Meredith, Dawid Malan, Shahrukh Khan, Moises Henriques, Jalaj Saxena, Utkarsh Singh, Saurabh Kumar, Fabian Allen.

Latest Complete Squad: KL Rahul (C), Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Nicholas Pooran, Mandeep Singh, Sarfaraz Khan, Deepak Hooda, Prabhsimran Singh, Mohammed Shami, Chris Jordan, Darshan Nalkande, Ravi Bishnoi, Murugan Ashwin, Arshdeep Singh, Harpreet Brar, Ishan Porel, Jhye Richardson, Riley Meredith, Dawid Malan, Shahrukh Khan, Moises Henriques, Jalaj Saxena, Utkarsh Singh, Saurabh Kumar, Fabian Allen.

IPL 2021: Punjab Kings (PBKS) – Season Wise Performances

Punjab Kings, PBKS, IPL 2021, schedule, venue, squad, performance
Punjab Kings, formerly known as Kings XI Punjab, were runners-up in the IPL 2014 (Image Credit: Twitter)
Year Position in the final points table Last status
2008 2nd Semifinalists
2009 5th 5th
2010 8th 8th
2011 5th 5th
2012 6th 6th
2013 6th 6th
2014 1st Runners-up
2015 8th 8th
2016 8th 8th
2017 5th 5th
2018 7th 7th
2019 6th 6th
2020 6th 6th